Registration opens Thursday, January 21 at 12:01am!
Go online to choose a volunteer opportunity from one of 75+ community partner sites. With a team of fellow UW students, you’ll volunteer with that community partner at the same time and day once every week. Your commitment lasts one full semester, and transportation is provided if needed. We expect all 850 slots to fill, so grab yours as soon as possible. You can preview sites here.
The Wisconsin Historical Society is looking for a volunteer Editorial Intern for the Wisconsin Magazine of History. This spring 2016 position provides an exciting introduction to the publishing industry and offers excellent preparation for a job in communications. 10-15 hours per week. Click here for more info.
Achievement Connections is looking for volunteer algebra tutors. The program matches a tutor one-on-one with a local high schooler struggling in algebra. Interested volunteers are asked to commit once per week for at least one semester. Comprehensive training is provided. Sign up here.
The Spring Public Service Fair is Wednesday, Jan. 27th from 3 to 6pm in Varsity Hall at Union South. This is a great way to find volunteer opportunities, jobs and internships with local and national nonprofit/ government organizations. Stop by to explore any time that works for you. We only do this twice a year! Click here for more information.
Jobs & Internships
The UW-Madison Office of Sustainability is now recruiting interns for summer 2016. Applications are due January 26. The student internship program is intended to engage student creativity, energy, and leadership around sustainability principles while using our campus as a living laboratory to study sustainability. Students work collaboratively with Office of Sustainability leadership and other campus partners to tackle a range of sustainability projects. Learn more here.
The UW-Madison Arboretum’s Earth Partnership program collaborates with schools, school district offices, botanic gardens, nature and conservation organizations and Latino, tribal and public agencies to build the capacity of informal and formal K-12 educators to integrate multicultural perspectives into place and project-based curricula, professional development, and community engagement. This internship will provide administrative support for Earth Partnership’s LEP program with Centro Hispano. Learn more!
Community GroundWorks has four great internships open for the 2016 growing season. As an intern, you can expect to be fully immersed in hands-on experiences, as well as training and professional development. Click here to learn more. Internships include:
- Troy Community Farm
- Troy Kids’ Garden
- Goodman Youth Farm
- Troy Natural Areas